Sunday, June 3, 2012

SkyWork to Zagreb

Soon in Zagreb
SkyWork Airlines will commence scheduled flights from Bern to Zagreb this winter season. Within the region, SkyWork already operates services to Belgrade and maintains seasonal flights to Rijeka and Split. The new route from Bern to the Croatian capital will operate every Monday and Saturday with the 31 seat Dornier 328 aircraft, starting October 29. SkyWork was set up in 1983 but only recently began operating commercial flights. This year has seen the airline expand its operations to several new destinations across Europe.

SkyWork’s arrival will be welcomed news at Zagreb Airport which has managed to attract several new airlines this year including Qatar Airways, Vueling and British Airways, which is expected to launch flights to the Croatian capital during the winter season. On the other hand, the airport has lost Malev and Spanair due to bankruptcy. The new airlines should help overturn Zagreb’s disappointing 2012 passenger results after a record 2011.

Flight details for the Bern - Zagreb service can be found here.


  1. Great news and this great airline as well. BTW I think their CEO is half Croatian

  2. A good airline!

    But they should concentrate more in adding frequencies instead of adding too much new destinations(Zagreb is an exception).

    With only twice a week they will lack a bit of attention.

    But i wish them all the best!

  3. Ex-Yu, is not Air Cote d'Ivoir is Air Cote d'IvoirE. Thanks.

  4. Ex Yu Venice (Marco Polo)- Split operated by Volotea from June 22nd should be added too.

  5. Congrats to ZAG and to SX. A low frequency to begin with, potential for either increased frequencies or to upgrade to a Q400. This shouldn't impact on the double-daily OU service to ZRH

    Let's hope it is a success.

  6. This is an excellent addition to ZAG in terms of both, airline and destination. I can't see a twice weekly service to a Swiss destination (the capital city, no less) failing, not least with the aircraft type they will use.

    However, to "overturn Zagreb’s disappointing 2012 passenger results" is an insane overstatement. With such a frequency and aircraft type the new route cannot bring more than 6448 passengers per year (a quarter of a per cent of last year's pax figures) even if the load factor is 100%.

    Helvetic connects PRN and BRN for two years running, however I would <3 L O V E <3 to see SkyWork at PRN in the near future.


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